Green Cay National Wildlife Refuge


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Green Cay National Wildlife Refuge

Address:c/o Sandy Point NWR
3013 Estate Golden Rock, Suite 167
Christiansted, VI 00820

Phone:340-773-4554
Web: www.fws.gov/southeast/greencay
Established: 1977.
Location:Off the north coast of Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.
Special Features:Buried under the island's volcanic rock are 33,000 conch shells, revealing a history of human occcupancy dating back 1,000 years.
Habitats: 14-acre island of volcanic rock.
Access: Island refuge is closed due to fragile habitat.
Wild life: St. Croix ground lizard and colonial nesting birds

See other parks in Virgin Islands.
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It was purchased by the Fish and Wildlife Service on December 15, 1977 and designated as the Green Cay National Wildlife Refuge. It contains most of the designated critical habitat for the ground lizard.